Jerry L. Barber Jr., “Rooner”

Jerry Barber Jr - Rochester Cremation

Jerry L. Barber Jr., “Rooner”, peacefully passed away Tuesday, January, 17, 2023 at the age of 62.

Rooner enjoyed camping at the racetrack and parks around Rochester. He also had a passion for working on race cars, motorcycles and model cars.

Predeceased by his mother Barbara Ziats ;survived by his father Jerry (Alleen) Barber Sr.; his siblings Vicki (Dave) Englert, Doreen (Ed) Watlack, Paul (Lindsey) Barber and Darren Barber; his estranged wife Patricia Barber; his children Danielle (Matt) Prince, Michael (Calli) Barber, Phil (Jenna) Barber and Ryan (Alyssa) Barber; and 10 grandchildren Kayla Jayne, Matt Jr, James, Hannah, Elliott, Henry, Elouise, Noah and Paislee.

Rooner wouldn’t want us to be sad of his passing but to celebrate the life he lived as he would say “pull up a stool, let’s have a beer”.

We would love for friends and family to join us for a Celebration of Life to honor Rooner on Friday, February 3rd, 2023 from 3pm to 6pm Rochester Cremation, 1118 Long Pond Road Rochester, NY 14626.

4 Condolences

  1. Bonnie seager on January 20, 2023 at 8:40 pm

    Sending sympathy to Jerry’s family. EHS orientals, R.I.P Rooner! ⚾🖤

  2. Dave Sanders on January 20, 2023 at 8:55 pm

    I enjoyed the times we hung out together growing up or at least trying to., working on cars, family functions with the kids when they were just little ones or just having beers and shooting the breeze. You were a brother in a time of my life when I really needed one. Love ya Brother. RIP Rooner
    Sherry and My hearts and prayers go out to Pat, the Kids, family and friends in this time of need.

  3. Mary Boorum on January 21, 2023 at 1:52 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Rooners passing. We were a part of his life in his younger years and have many fond memories of times our families spent together. My husband, Pete, is his dads cousin. I also grew up with his mom, Barb, in Rochester, Sending prayers for comfort in the days ahead. With sympathy, Pete & Mary Boorum

  4. George brooks on January 22, 2023 at 10:05 am

    My condolences to his kids and family! I hung out with Rooner in high school at east high, was a great friend back in the day! I’m sure he will be missed by many! We always had a great time partying and have a drink, rip pal,

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